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Dublin: 12 °C Sunday 24 May, 2015

#Ireland

# ireland - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment Election 2016

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

From TheJournal.ie A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum Marref

A LOT of people were tweeting about the marriage referendum

Over 400,000 tweets about same-sex marriage referendum were sent.

From TheJournal.ie Over €220 million will be spent on rural programmes by 2020 – how much is your county getting? Funding Leaders

Over €220 million will be spent on rural programmes by 2020 – how much is your county getting?

The money, which will come through the Leader funding programme, will be spread around the country, with each county getting at least €5 million.

# ireland - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie All the colours of the rainbow: The day Ireland made history In Pics This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum? Constituency Count

How did your constituency vote in the marriage referendum?

Here’s how they voted where you’re from.

From TheJournal.ie People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George Vinny Vinny Vinny

People cannot get over Vincent Browne’s referendum broadcast from The George

Browne is covering the referendum from a gay bar in Dublin. Because of COURSE.

From TheJournal.ie This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it Watch Out

This spice which is sold in Ireland has traces of Salmonella in it

Monolith Kurkumawurzel gemahlen is sold in Eastern European food businesses.

From TheJournal.ie Just how physically fit are the Irish? Abs Of Steel

Just how physically fit are the Irish?

We have a greater proportion of people playing sport or exercising regularly than any other EU country. But 44% of us never do anything active at all…

From TheJournal.ie The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever Points Please

The Hardest Eurovision Quiz Ever

Are you a Johnny Logan or a Jahn Teigen? … Reckon you know your Dana Rosemary Scallon from your Dana International?

# ireland - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie People are coming #HomeToVote and it’s making Ireland fierce emotional Planes Trains Automobiles
From TheJournal.ie Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever? Reeling In The Years

Could the same-sex marriage vote be the highest turnout ever?

There are reports from polling stations around the country that there is a steady flow of voters today.

From The Daily Edge #VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today Trending

#VoteYes is the top worldwide trend on Twitter today

It’s also trending in the US, UK and Australia.

Gilroy hoping scintillating Ulster form catches Schmidt’s eye for World Cup

The 23-year-old has been in excellent try-scoring form for Ulster so far this season.

# ireland - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland didn’t make it through to the Eurovision final Devo This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge 13 most important moments from the second Eurovision semi-final Gold Shoes
From TheJournal.ie Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week Childcare

Ambulances are needed for 17 choking incidents every week

A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.

# ireland - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show Inside Amy Schumer This post contains videos

Cork comedian Maeve Higgins appears on cult US show

Higgins popped up in a sketch on Amy Schumer’s TV show last night.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report High Court

Alan Shatter has lost his bid to quash aspects of the Guerin report

The former Justice Minister resigned from his cabinet position last May.

From Business ETC Marks and Spencer’s fortunes are looking a lot rosier – is it all down to this skirt? Skirting The Issue
From TheJournal.ie There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public Being Monitored

There are 1,420 people on the Irish sex offenders register – but none of their details are public

The Justice minister says the gardaí informs her of any breaches.

From TheJournal.ie Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women Pregnancy

Viagra could be a really good thing for some pregnant women

The drug is good for more than one thing, you know.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition Big Day

A woman will choose between two husbands for an Irish radio competition

The potentially explosive social experiment will be running until June 16th.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds Irish Coast Guard

Fishermen plucked from liferaft after ship sinks in gale-force winds

The Shannon and Waterford Coast Guard helicopters responded – and the men were located in a liferaft in the early hours of this morning.

# ireland - Monday 18 May, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users Private Dancers

Ireland is now responsible for the privacy of 240 million Twitter users

Or rather, the Irish Data Protection Commissioner is. Rather her than us.

# ireland - Sunday 17 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland Have A Rotten Time

Oscar the Grouch spends his Christmases in Ireland

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie this week, puppeteer Caroll Spinney told us he visits Ireland every year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today Pressing The Flesh

Ireland rolled out the red carpet for China’s second most powerful man today

Premier of China Li Keqiang has gone west (of the Shannon).

From Business ETC Why are Irish creches going out of business? Rock And A Hard Place

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

# ireland - Saturday 16 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you guess these Irish county nicknames? That's Not My Name
From TheJournal.ie Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland PSNI

Violent prisoner is still on the move on the island of Ireland

Jonathan Turley was supposed to return to prison on May 9 after being released on bail.

# ireland - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him Outer Space

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

Waterford man Barr produced a storming run at a prestigious event in Qatar

The 22-year-old delivered another superb run to underline his rich talent.

From TheJournal.ie Doesn’t this house look cosy? It should, it’s just won Home of the Year House Envy

Doesn’t this house look cosy? It should, it’s just won Home of the Year

Heading to Ikea this weekend? This should give you some inspiration.

# ireland - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar ‘ashamed’ of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital Maternity

Varadkar ‘ashamed’ of patient treatment at Portlaoise hospital

The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.

From The Daily Edge Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend? Cinema This post contains a poll

Trailer watch: Which movie should you go see this weekend?

What’s a must-watch, and what’s a miss? We tell you

‘GAA wouldn’t be top of my list for doping… rugby and soccer are the big ones’

Mark English also believes fellow Irish athlete Martin Fagan should not compete again owing to his doping past.

# ireland - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in Bad Form

Irish people are jokingly using Facebook’s Nepal safety check-in

Their friends really aren’t impressed.

World Rugby to stump up €1 Million of IRFU’s World Cup bill

The tournament is set to cost a total of €2.5 Million, but the Union can now start seeking revenue sources beyond the grant.

From TheJournal.ie When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren’t the worst in the world Booze

When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren’t the worst in the world

We’re actually the fourth worst, according to a new report.

# ireland - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn’t facing murder charges Egypt

Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn’t facing murder charges

No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.

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